NHL News: Cap Compliant, Waivers, and Injury Notes

NHL News: Cap Compliant, Waivers, and Injury Notes

Patric Hornqvist
On the Salary Cap …

Chris Johnston: NHL teams have to be salary cap compliant and have their opening rosters submitted by 5 pm ET on Tuesday.

On Waivers …

Renaud Lavoie: Players put on waivers.

Brad Malone – Edmonton Oilers
Tom Sestito – Pittsburgh Penguins
Chris Terry – Montreal Canadiens
Harri Sateri – Florida Panthers
Matt Puempel – New York Rangers
Andrew Hammond – Ottawa Senators
Jeremy Smith – Carolina Hurricanes
Jake Chelios – Carolina Hurricanes
Trevor Carrick – Carolina Hurricanes
Scott Sabourin – Anaheim Ducks
Corey Tropp – Anaheim Ducks
Sam Carrick – Anaheim Ducks
Steve Oleksy – Anaheim Ducks
Mike Liambas – Anaheim Ducks

On the Pittsburgh Penguins …

Sam Werner: Coach Mike Sullivan said they are hopeful that Patric Hornqvist will be ready for their season opener, but they won’t rush him.

On the Montreal Canadiens …

Renaud Lavoie: The Canadiens are hopeful that defenseman David Schlemko will be able to play this week, but he’s not ready just yet.

On the New York Islanders …

Arthur Staple: Coach Doug Weight said he’s been leaning to start the season with the line of Anders LeeJohn TavaresJordan Eberle. Anthony Beauvillier will start the season on the wing.

On the New York Rangers …

Steve Zipay: Andrew Desjardins will remain in the Rangers camp on a PTO. GM Jeff Gorton spoke with Desjardins agent, and he wants him to stay for awhile.

On the Columbus Blue Jackets …

Aaron Portzline: There were talks this offseason that if Vitali Abramov didn’t make the Blue Jackets this year, he would head to Europe.

Aaron Portzline: Have been informed that Abramov will report to his QMJHL team, Gatineau, today.

Ryan Kennedy: Wouldn’t be a surprise if Gatineau trades Abramov at some point this season to a contending team.

On the St. Louis Blues …

Jeremy Rutherford: After Robby Fabbri‘s last game, Blues doctors saw a tear in his ACL. It was later confirmed by Fabbri’s doctor.

Jeremy Rutherford: Fabbri’s injury was the same ACL injury as before, and he will require surgery.

On the Arizona Coyotes …

Sarah McLellan: Defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson skated for 35 minutes yesterday. Coach Rick Tocchet thinks OEL could skate with the main group today but is not sure for how long.

Craig Morgan: Forward Emerson Etem cleared waivers but will stay with the team for now.

On the Los Angeles Kings …

Jon Rosen: Forward Marian Gaborik has been off the ice for a couple of days but is expected to be back on today.